Fredericksburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Col. Joseph A. Moesch
83rd New York Volunteers
—Ninth Regiment New York State Militia —
Col. Joseph A. Moesch
May 6, 1864
N.Y.S.M. -- N.G.S.N.Y.
2nd Div. 5th Corps.
Location. 38° 17.563′ N, 77° 28.112′ W. Marker is in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Sunken Road and Lafayette Boulevard (Virginia Highway 1), on the right when traveling north on Sunken Road. Touch for map. Located in the Fredericksburg National Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Fredericksburg VA 22401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fredericksburg Campaign (within shouting distance of this marker); Andrew Atkinson Humphreys (within shouting distance of this marker); The Fifth Corps, Army of the Potomac (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 127th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (about 300 feet away); The Second Battle of Fredericksburg (about 300 feet away); Parker's Battery Fredericksburg National Cemetery (about 400 feet away); The Sunken Road (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredericksburg.
Also see . . .
1. Marye's Heights Virtual Tour. National Park Service page. (Submitted on July 12, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. 83rd New York Infantry. Brief discussion of the regiment's Civil War service. (Submitted on July 12, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
3. Andrew Birdsall. As superintendent of the Fredericksburg National Cemetery from 1883 to 1892, Birdsall supervised the burial of remains found on the battlefield. He established a tradition of placing flowers over the soldiers graves. Birdsall was a Federal Civil War veteran. (Submitted on July 12, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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